Man dies after being struck by train near Canning Town Underground Station

PUBLISHED: 11:03 11 March 2013 | UPDATED: 11:03 11 March 2013


A man has died after being struck by a train near Canning Town Underground Station last night.

Medics from the London Ambulance Service attended the scene after being called at 7.29pm yesterday evening to reports that a man had been struck by a westbound Jubilee line train. But the man, who has yet to be identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokeswoman for British Transport Police said: “Enquiries are ongoing to establish the man’s identity and inform his family. A file will be prepared for the Coroner.”

The incident is being treated as non-suspicious.

The line was handed back to London Underground at 8.27pm

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